Events of interest to Leeds Quakers and others 

For events arranged by Quakers in York and Harogate  follow the link.

@ denotes an event that is only open to those who attend Leeds Quaker meetings.

Quaker Meeting for Worship at all Leeds Meetings at 10.45am on Sundays
Quaker Meeting for Worship at Otley Courthouse held on 1st and 3rd Sundays at 10.45am
Quaker Meeting for Worship at Ilkley is held 10.30am on Sundays.
Thursdays: Meeting for Worship at Central Leeds (Carlton Hill) 6pm to 7pm followed by supper

Events taking place at the Quaker Meeting House at 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds unless other venue given:


New events just announced:


24th March – Voting Reform – inaugural meeting at Hebbden Bridge of a Compass group in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. The main aims will be to campaign for democratic reform including proportional representation.  See


19/05/15 CAAT West Yorkshire Campaign Against the Arms Trade will be holding an all day training event at our Meeting House – details available soon.


Our Quaker meeting’s Residential weekend 2018 will be at Bamford from 15 to 17th June – full details will be available soon


Advance and other dates for your diary:






Saturday 17th 2.30 to 4pm Quaker Philosophy Session with Jude Acton

Saturday 17    Jain Values within the Interfaith Context     1.30pm - 4pm

Speakers and discussion at the Hindu Temple, 36 Alexandra Road, Leeds LS6 1RF.  Light refreshments available.  Contact Angela Jain  07981 182216


Sunday 18th talk after meeting on ‘Becoming a Sanctuary Meeting’ followed by the Sanctuary Lunch at 12.45pm

Monday 19 Thoresby Society Lecture at the Meeting House  on Between Public and Private, Arthur Ransome' photographs of the Russian Revolution. 
Simon Popple looks at the collection of Ransome's photographs in the Brotherton collection and little known aspects of the author's life

Tuesday 20th Bible Study Group

Wed 21st 7.30 RSPB lecture at the Meeting House by Laurence Rose: The Long Spring following the advance of spring through Europe

Saturday 24th – Play at the Meeting House   Pericles - All at Sea   7.30pm

A stirring tale of survival against the odds inspired by Shakespeare’s fantastic story of shipwreck, loss, love and redemption,

Performed by the Multi Story Theatre company at Leeds Quaker Meeting House, 188 Woodhouse Lane LS2 9DX.

Performance free, followed by a collection.

To reserve seats please contact  07786 430698


Sunday 25th 9am Breakfast Meeting followed by optional Extended Meeting for Worship from 10am to 11.45am (with entry / exit at 10am and 10.45am)

Friday 30th Meeting for Worship 10.30am to be followed by Hot Cross Bun Coffee Morning (to be confirmed)

Friday 30th to Monday 2nd April – Easter Settlement



Saturday 14th Leeds Area Quaker Meeting at Roundhay QMH


Wed 18 7.3pm RSPB lecture at the Meeting House Jeff Clarke: Merseybeat and the birds of under-regarded upper Mersey Estuary


Sunday 29th 1pm to 3pm – Threshing Meeting regarding possible name change.